Hibbett Sports, Inc. announced that Gary A. Smith, senior vice president and CFO, is retiring from the sporting goods retail chain effective June 1, 2012.
“We are sorry to see Gary leave us, but regrettably understand his choice to retire and spend more time with his family,” said Jeff Rosenthal, president and CEO. “On behalf of the entire organization, we thank Gary for his contributions and commitment to Hibbett. Gary has been a key contributor to our growth and success over the past 12 years. He has built an exceptional financial organization at Hibbett, and his successor will inherit a very capable team.”
Smith added, “It has been my pleasure to serve as the Chief Financial Officer of Hibbett Sports. I have enjoyed my time with Hibbett and am extremely proud of what we, as a team, have accomplished during my tenure. I look forward to watching Hibbett Sports continue to grow and prosper.”
Hibbett Sports, Inc. operates sporting goods stores in small to mid-sized markets, predominately in the Southeast, Southwest, Mid-Atlantic and the lower Midwest regions of the United States. The Company’s primary store format is Hibbett Sports, a 5,000-square-foot store located in strip centers and enclosed malls.